Which museums are located near The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort?

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The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island is isolated on a 10,000-acre barrier island, so you won't find museums there, but the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel does have an art gallery. Go to the gallery to peruse the work of local and regional artists who specialize in capturing the beauty of South Carolina.

If you would like to visit other museums, Charleston is about 20 miles away from the luxury Kiawah Island hotel. For more local culture, try the Gibbes Museum of Art, which showcases art from Charleston and the South. The Daughters of the Confederacy displays Civil War artifacts, while the Charleston Museum celebrates the cultural and natural history of the area. Military buffs will want to check out the USS Yorktown and war planes at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum. You'll have a few museum-outing options when you stay at the Five-Star hotel.

The Charleston “Museum Mile” is located downtown just 21 miles from Kiawah Island and includes the Aiken-Rhett House, the Charleston Museum (America’s oldest museum), the Children’s Museum, the Joseph Manigault House, Washington Light infantry, Confederate Museum, the Powder Magazine, Gibbes Museum of Art, Old Slave Mart Museum, South Carolina Historical Society, Postal Museum, Heyward-Washington House, Nathaniel Russell House, Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon and the Edmondston-Alston House.

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